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Joan Baez


Joan Baez was the middle daughter of Albert Vinicio and Joan Bridge Baez. At age 10, her father took a job (and the family) to Baghdad, Iraq, for a year, after which they moved to Palo Alto, CA, home of Stanford University. In 1956, she bought her first guitar and heard Martin Luther King, Jr.'s lecture on nonviolence; the following year, she ... See full bio »

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Known For

Woodstock
Woodstock Herself
(1970)
Taking Woodstock
Taking Woodstock Soundtrack
(2009)

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 2015 Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (Video Game) (performer: "Here's To You", "Diamonds & Rust")
 2014 Headfirst (lyrics: "Marcia di Sacco e Vanzetti")
 2014 Orange Is the New Black (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Take a Break from Your Values (2014) ... (performer: "Where Have All The Flowers Gone")
 2014 Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes (Video Game) (performer: "Here's To You")
 2013 A Case of You (performer: "Diamonds and Rust" - uncredited) / (writer: "Diamonds and Rust" - uncredited)
 2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.38 (2011) ... (performer: "Me and Bobby McGee" - uncredited)
 2011 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Have You Heard from Johannesburg: The New Generation (2011) ... (performer: "Biko")
- Have You Heard from Johannesburg: From Selma to Soweto (2011) ... (performer: "Asimbonanga")
 2010 Phil Ochs: There But for Fortune (Documentary) (performer: "There But for Fortune")
 2010 Memòries de la tele (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.18 (2010) ... (performer: "Rossinyol")
 2009 Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel (Documentary) (performer: "Tears of Rage")
 2009 Taking Woodstock (performer: "Sweet Sir Galahad") / (writer: "Sweet Sir Galahad")
 2008 True Blood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Plaisir d'amour (2008) ... (performer: "Plaisir d'amour" - uncredited)
 2008 Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (Video Game) (writer: "Here's To You")
 2007 Weeds (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Release the Hounds (2007) ... (performer: "Little Boxes" - uncredited)
 2007 Slacker Uprising (Documentary) (performer: "Finlandia")
 2007 We Want Roses Too (Documentary) (writer: "Here's to You")
  La tele de tu vida (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Episode #1.22 (2007) ... (performer: "No nos moverán") / (writer: "No nos moverán")
 2006 Today's Country Music (Video) (performer: "If I Were a Carpenter")
  American Masters (TV Series documentary) (arranger - 1 episode, 2005) (performer - 1 episode, 2005)
- No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005) ... (arranger: "All My Trials") / (performer: "The Virgin Mary Had One Son", "All My Trials", "With God on Our Side", "Blowin' in the Wind", "When the Ship Comes In", "It Ain't Me, Babe", "Percy's Song", "Love Is Just a Four Letter Word")
 2004 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (performer: "Here's to You") / (writer: "Here's to You")
 2004 Eulogy (lyrics: "Diamonds and Rust") / (music: "Diamonds and Rust") / (performer: "Diamonds and Rust")
 2003 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Making Love Work (2003) ... ("Rejoice in the Sun")
 2001 Cuéntame (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Las mejores huelgas de nuestra vida (2001) ... (writer: "No nos moverán")
  The Sopranos (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2000) (writer - 1 episode, 2000)
- Funhouse (2000) ... (performer: "Diamonds and Rust" - uncredited) / (writer: "Diamonds and Rust" - uncredited)
 1997 4 Little Girls (Documentary) ("Birmingham Sunday")
 1997 Message to Love: The Isle of Wight Festival (Documentary) (performer: "Let It Be")
 1993 Mi vida loca (writer: "Crooked Is the Path" - as J. Baez)
 1991 Dogfight (performer: "SILVER DAGGER" (traditional))
 1990 Woodstock: The Lost Performances (Video documentary) (performer: "We Shall Overcome")
 1988-1990 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Growing Up (1990) ... (performer: "Forever Young")
- Angel (1988) ... (performer: "Blowing in the Wind")
 1990 Berkeley in the Sixties (Documentary) (arranger: "All My Trials") / (performer: "All My Trials", "We Shall Overcome")
 1988 To Kill a Priest (performer: "The Many Crimes of Cain")
 1985 Fame (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Tomorrow's Children (1985) ... (performer: "Blowin' in the Wind")
 1984 Merton (writer: "Blessed Are...")
 1980 Amorevolmente (performer: "LOVE IS JUST A FOUR-LETTER WORD")
 1980 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- A Family Affair (1980) ... (performer: "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down")
 1979 Last Ring (performer: "A HARD RAIN'S GONNA FALL")
 1975 Fighting for Our Lives (Documentary) (performer: "Deportee", "Pastures of Plenty")
 1974 Sing Sing Thanksgiving (Documentary) (performer: "I Shall Be Released", "Viva mi Patria Boliva", "Prison Trilogy", "Sing Sing Ossining") / (writer: "Prison Trilogy", "Sing Sing Ossining")
 1972 Silent Running (performer: "Silent Running", "Rejoice in the Sun")
 1971 Joe Hill (performer: "Joe Hill")
 1971 A World Apart (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 25 June 1971 (1971) ... (writer: "What You Gonna Call Your Pretty Little Baby")
 1971 Celebration at Big Sur (Documentary) (performer: "I Shall Be Released", "A Song For David", "Sweet Sir Galahad") / (writer: "A Song For David", "Sweet Sir Galahad")
 1971 Sacco & Vanzetti (performer: "The Ballad of Sacco and Vanzetti", "Here's to You") / (writer: "The Ballad of Sacco and Vanzetti", "Here's to You")
 1970 Rebel (performer: "Carry It On")
 1970 Woodstock (Documentary) (performer: "Joe Hill", "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot")
 1966 The Big T.N.T. Show (Documentary) (performer: "500 Hundred Miles", "There But For Fortune", "You've Lost that Lovin' Feeling")
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Other Works:

CD: "Blowin' Away" (Columbia) See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 7 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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It seems to me that those songs that have been any good, I have nothing much to do with the writing of them. The words have just crawled down my sleeve and come out on the page. See more »

Trivia:

Father, Albert Vinicio Baez, is from Puebla, Mexico. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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